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Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)

Oakland (Chicago, Illinois)
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more.
A $1.5 billion racially integrated neighborhood called Oakwood Shores would be built on the former site of the Chicago Housing Authority's Ida B. Wells, Madden Park Homes and Clarence Darrow Homes public housing projects. Read more. « Show less

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  • Rolling Stones announce 50th anniversary tour with Philadelphia date

     
    This may be the last time. That’s a Rolling Stones song, but it’s also always the specter hanging over the oft-proclaimed World’s Greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll Band – which just announced a nine-date tour to celebrate the...
  • ANOTHER EX-IRONPIG FINDS A JOB. ...

     
    It took a while, but another ex-IronPig has found a job. Kyle Hudson, who hit .253 in 79 games last year after coming over from Tampa Bay in a trade that put popular outfielder Rich Thompson in the major leagues, has signed on with Baltimore, the team...
  • Two-day airmail service

     
    Pilot C.N. "Jimmie" James climbs into plane for first east-bound transcontinental night airmail flight from Vail Field in Montebello....
  • Ticket info for Rolling Stones announced: Get ready for your 19th nervous breakdown

     
    Ticket information has been released for The Rolling Stones’ concert at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center that – at least for now – will close out the North American leg of the band’s 50th anniversary tour. But ticket...
  • Mets claim Anthony Recker off waivers from Cubs

     
    Thanks to my former Dieruff teacher and coach Tommy Young for alerting me to this. Tommy works for the Mets at their spring training facility in Port St. Lucie. He told me the Mets picked up Catasauqua High graduate Anthony Recker on waivers on Wednesday....
  • Toyota Hopes to Squeeze Excitement out of 'SpongeBob' Highlander

     
    Who drives his own crossover under the sea? If you read that question to the tune of a certain Nickelodeon children's show's theme song, the answer is obvious: SpongeBob SquarePants! This past weekend, Toyota unveiled a one-of-a-kind 2014 Highlander...
  • Protesters: Route to new school a 'danger zone'

    Protesters: Route to new school a 'danger zone'
    Beads of sweat dripped down Jitu Brown’s face as he addressed about 150 marchers who had gathered on Sunday afternoon outside Overton Elementary School in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood. The school at East 49th Street and South Indiana...
  • NU meets Western in NCAA soccer opener

    NU meets Western in NCAA soccer opener
    The Northwestern men’s soccer team has made the NCAA tournament for the seventh time in the last nine seasons. After an up-and-down season, the Wildcats (11-5-4) earned an at-large bid Monday and open NCAA play against Western Illinois (7-8-5)...
  • 9 Arrested in Black Friday Protest at Paramount Walmart

    9 Arrested in Black Friday Protest at Paramount Walmart
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Sheriff's deputies were called in to break up a crowd of as many as 500 protesters outside of a Walmart in Paramount on Friday. Employees had organized a demonstration outside the store as part of a nationwide protest organized by...
  • Voting community conversation: Why will you vote in 2012?

    Voting community conversation: Why will you vote in 2012?
    On a big week for election news, Trib Nation invited a diverse group of connectors to have lunch with us and share their view of the 2012 election. What do they see as the campaign's narrative? More importantly, what is motivating them and the people...
  • Woman killed in South Side fire identified

    Woman killed in South Side fire identified
    A woman died and three other people were displaced following a house fire in the Oakland neighborhood this morning, according to the Chicago Fire Department. Vershonda Marshall, 41, of the 8700 block of South Burley Avenue, was pronounced dead on the...
  • R&B romantic R. Kelly to play Norfolk Dec. 9

    R&B romantic R. Kelly to play Norfolk Dec. 9
    Listen up, ladies! R. Kelly, a giant of modern bedroom R&B, wants to share his lascivious charms with the female population of Hampton Roads. Promoters announced Wednesday that the Grammy-winning singer will perform Dec. 9 at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk....